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. it required him to use up almost all of his political capital. he prevailed where no president had done before. he was right. he was right. he cut $100 billion from the federal debt over the next 10 years. he provided access to affordable health care to 30 million americans, 8 million black americans who would never have had insurance. [applause] this is a man, this is a president who has the character of his convictions. almost never since he has taken office, during this entire time, has the republican congress reached across the aisle to help. on the recovery act, which kept us from sliding further into depression, only three republican senators and not one house member voted for it. on the affordable care act, no republican in the senate and none in the house on the final vote. but it was not just on the big- signature issues, it was on the easy, obvious things where we got no cooperation. extending the payroll tax, only seven republicans initially voted for it. lilly ledbetter equal pay, three republicans voted for it in the house. when we attempted to raise the debt limit to maintain the
such a wonderful job i think of giving us good information. researching those issues which are critical to the american people. and the important to the american people in making decisions on where they want to go. so neara, congratulations to you on your leadership as well. give my best to john poddesta who is out there in the netsdzer world doing something that we know is wonderful. i know tom is here my former colleague who is working with you. and your vice president who does such a wonderful job and such a good friend. good morning. good afternoon i guess i should say. as he prepared to take office president kennedy spoke to a nation troubled by anxiety over america's leadership in the world and uncertainty over whether future americans will inherit a strong and secure commay. he offered not -- economy. he offered not soothing words but a rousing appeal and to action. he spoke to his generation of americans and urged them not to shrink. to advance. today i would suggest we confront a similar anxiety but much greater global competition. it is i think therefore essential for us to se
to the statute of our speaker. -- stature of our speaker. let's take a few minutes to provide some useful historical context. to think back to the beginning not only of -- not of this century, but the last. the world today is transfixed by the phenomenon of rapid economic growth in a number of countries that are rapidly treating major powers in the world. of course, the biggest are china and india. some others that would look fairly large in comparison to greet carter -- powers in the past, such as vietnam, russia, indonesia, and brazil. they are becoming much bigger players in the world. 100 years ago, the rise of germany as a great power led to two at catastrophically destructive wars. that also spawned a number of other tragedies, such as nazism and bolshevism, which turned the 20th century, which had begun with a decade of great promise, into the bloodiest in history. we cannot afford to repeat that history with even more terrible weapons of the 21st century. the challenge of managing a merging towers has become, arguably, the major challenge of our time. not that we are short on chal
the president romney. >> thank you both for being with us. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2012] presidentow raÚl, vice- joe biden talks about issues affecting seniors -- tomorrow. we have his remarks live on c- span-2 at 11:45 eastern. next, the national governors' association annual meeting halls a session on innovative strategies to improve health care and lower medicaid costs. they discuss hospitals, quality of health services and emergency response teams. this is an hour and a half. >> good morning and welcome. nga healthir of the and human services committee or hhs committee. i'd like to call the meeting of the health and human services committee to order at this time. i am pleased to be joined by my friend and neighbor governor quinn. i want to thank heather and william garner, the nga staff for their work in preparing for this meeting. the proceedings of this meeting are open to the press and to all meeting attendees. since taking office again, last year, my administration has been working to improve hea
with us. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2012] >> kevin brady talks about the future of the bush era tax cuts. newsmakers it today at 6:00 p.m. eastern on c-span. the national governors' association continues its meeting with a discussion about entrepreneurship. we will hear from the author and consulting professor at uc- berkeley. the justice department announced that wells fargo agreed to pay $175 million to settle unfair lending practices. it is the second largest settlement. this is about half an hour. >> good morning. i am pleased to be joined by tampere's, lisa madigan, and thomas curry to announce a step forward in our ongoing efforts to protect american consumers, to ensure fair treatment for struggling borrowers, and to seek justice and recover losses for victims of discriminatory lending practices. today, the department of justice reached a significant settlement totaling at least $175 million with wells fargo bank, the nation's largest originator of residential home mortgages. this settlement const
who wants information can e-mail us. we will hook them up with the right information. >> the president and ceo of mobileye, here atthe ford motorn display. you have a display here. why does ford being here? >> companies really have to innovate and bring technology into their overall plans to stay with consumer demand. ford is looking to do this in a safe way. consumers are looking for information and updates. what we are demonstrating here today is working with third- party industry leaders, company's common in the medical device field to develop systems where people can access that information. >> what are you specifically displaying are talking to lawmakers about? >> a few things. this is currently available on your iphone. ford is working with the maker of this application to provide a way to have this information right out to your hands free through a sink enabled ford vehicle while you are in the car. why is this important fact say you're driving through an area. this will be able to tell you that you might want to avoid this area and drive around it. >> the poli
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